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Insects Which Mimic Ants But Are Not Ants

Friday, Jul 19, 2019, 6:52 pm

#11 Tephritid Fly

This fly is actually quite cool because it has ant like markings on its wings as you can see in this picture. It is believed that this is a defensive thing and that if it is being attacked it flaps its wings and it looks like ants running around and this scares off the potential predator.

Tephritid Fly-Insects Which Mimic Ants But Are Not Ants



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